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Icon of the event Gardening For Birds, Butterflies and Beyond
Thu Jun 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Port Union

This free program is presented by staff of the Toronto Region Conservation Authority. Helping the environment starts in your own backyard. Learn how to attract and protect native species, such as Monarch butterflies, nesting...

Icon of the event After School Club - Knitting for Kids!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to knit at the library! We'll show you basic techniques to get started. You might even get to take some of your creations home. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Pape/Danforth Knitting Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us and bring your own needles and yarn. All are welcome. Limited instruction may be available for beginners from our group members. Drop in. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Tuesday Crafternoon:  Hockey Duct-tape Wallets
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Make your own duct-tape wallet representing your favourite Canadian hockey team. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Captain Underpants Book Party
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Hold on to your tighty-whities and waddle over to the library this summer for a Captain Underpants themed book party. Beware of Professor Poopypants and Tippy Tinkletrousers! Games, quizzes, crafts, and more!...

Icon of the event Learn to Camp with Parks Canada
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about Canada's national parks, tips on planning a camping trip, and related skills like setting up a tent and cooking in the outdoors....

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Sat Sep 02
Icon of the event Canada 150 Bash
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us in the Children's Department at Pape/Danforth Library to celebrate all things Canadian in honour of our 150th birthday. Listen to stories, sing songs, create a craft, get your face painted, and much more! Fun for the...

Icon of the event Chess Club
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Players of all skill levels are invited to play in a friendly and welcoming environment. Drop-in. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Northern Skies Art Workshop
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Use chalk and paint to recreate the northern lights and find your own constellation in the stars....